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3 September 2012: New campain calls on government to ensure that asylum-seeking women are treated fairly in the UK and are protected from violence
31 August 2012: Estimated net migration was 216,000 in the year to December 2011 - lower, but not a statistically significant difference, from 252,000 in 2010
30 August 2012: Up to 3,000 non-EU students may have to leave the UK within 60 days as London Met loses its visa licence
30 August 2012: Latest bulletin includes news on the SLF funded third party intervention in the case of MK & Anor v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2012] EWHC 1896 (Admin)
29 August 2012: Council of Europe interview with Olivier Beer, UNHCR Representative to the European Institutions in Strasbourg
28 August 2012: London Metropolitan University sets up hotline for international students following reports that UKBA is set to revoke the university's Highly Trusted Sponsor status.
22 August 2012: Letters to be sent to those in the 'migration refusal pool' warning that they face deportation if they do not leave within 28 days
15 August 2012: Four Eritrean athletes claim asylum following London 2012 Olympics, a number of other African athletes reported "missing"
15 August 2012: Chief Inspector of Prisons  report finds poor quality of information provided by UKBA to detainees and lack of adequate support to help detainees prepare for release or removal
8 August 2012: Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch report that thousands of foreigners presumed to be undocumented migrants have been rounded up and detained in Athens
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson, Rowena Moffatt and Alison Pickup freely available on EIN

Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
The original 2003 version of the BPG by Mark Henderson [PDF file, 3.16MB]

The financial (minimum income) requirement for partner visas
House of Commons Library report on the minimum income threshold in the Immigration Rules, November 2017

ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
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